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Depression In Teenagers

When the term “Depression” is said, most individual’s think that is a temporary issue that affects mostly adults. What most do not realize is that teens are also affected by depression every day and rely on treatments to help them cope with this mental illness. Depression is one of the most common mental health conditions in the world and affects more than 19 million North Americans each day. The main types of depression are major and persistent depression. Did you know...Depression can affect between 2% and 5% of adolescents throughout their lifetime? The main points that need to be focused on when a teenager is going through depression is; what type of depression they have, what are the main causes of this depression and what types of treatment would effectively work for them.

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